Best practice report: Mental Toughness

February 23, 2015 by Limited

Words of Wisdom & Quick Facts

“Mental toughness is many things and rather difficult to explain. Its qualities are sacrifice and self-denial. Also, most importantly, it is combined with a perfectly disciplined will that refuses to give in. It’s a state of mind – you could call it ‘character in action’.”
Vince Lombardi

“Concentration and mental toughness are the margins of victory.”
Bill Russell

“When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.”
Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Today, I will do the things that other people won’t, so tomorrow I can do the things that other people can’t.”

“The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.”
Arthur C. Clarke

“Nothing on earth can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.”
Thomas Jefferson

“To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you’re not, pretend you are.”
Muhammad Ali

“The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.”
Henry David Thoreau

“He who says he can and he who says he can’t are both usually right.”

“Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on when others let go.”
William Feather

“Adversity causes some men to break, and others to break records.”

“Being realistic is the quickest path to mediocrity.”
Will Smith